Aafia Siddiqui is a Pakistani woman whose been in U.S. custody at least since 2008 serving an 86 year sentence on terror plot and attempted murder charges. Now IS has demanded her release several times in exchange for high-profile American hostage cases, including that of the late James Foley.
August 29, 2014
James Foley death: US photojournalist was waterboarded by Isis before his execution, say sources
Economic analysts say the boycott campaign on Israeli goods could actually buoy the Palestinian economy as well.
August 28, 2014
The mother of American journalist Steven Sotloff has released a video pleading with the leader of ISIS to spare her son's life.
Two babies were accidentally switched at birth at a Saudi hospital.
In Kasserine, two childhood friends have started a breakdancing club for young boys to keep them away from extremism.
American fashion icon Michael Kors is opening his first store in Lebanon.
August 27, 2014
Thousands of people gathered in the Turkish capital to form a human portrait of the country's first president, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
Emirati police saved a woman from her car that wouldn't stop and was stuck on 74 mph on the highway.
Live action role play games like Dungeons and Dragons are gaining popularity in Lebanon.
An Egyptian club has poisoned a group of cats, sparking outrage in the Egyptian community.
August 26, 2014
A baby girl died after being killed by a stray bullet believed to have been fired during a celebration ceremony in Saudi Arabia.
An Egyptian feminist, artist, and activist posted a photo on Facebook of herself and another woman desecrating the Islamic State flag.
Ice Bucket challenge, Palestinian style: Jordan's Mohammed Darwaza launches the #RubbleBucketChallenge for Gaza solidarity
Tired of the Ice Bucket craze? Meet #RubbleBucketChallenge: in water-starved Jordan, one activist challenges you to pour 'rubble' on yourself in solidarity with Gaza
Two expatriates practised `black magic´ in Mecca using chickens and perfume.